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The geographical diversity of the Asia region and the location of its major countries in relation to Australia

Elaborations

  • using geographical tools (for example, a globe wall map or digital application such as Google Earth) to identify the geographical division of Asia into North-East, South-East, South Asia and West Asia (the Middle East) (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • exploring the diversity of environments and types of settlement in the Asia region, or in part of the region, or in a country in either North-East, South-East or South Asia and discussing any patterns (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating the differences in the population size, density, life expectancy and per capita income between countries across the world (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • describing the location of places in countries of the Asia region in absolute terms using latitude and longitude (Skills: Literacy, Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)

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